Tuesday marked the 126th anniversary of public access to the Eiffel Tower, which opened on March 31, 1889. Throughout its construction it was marked with controversy and deemed a disaster by France’s best aesthetic minds. The hope was that the World’s Fair “gimmick” would be demolished as soon as possible. Today, however, the Eiffel Tower is an icon, a Paris landmark and surprisingly eco-friendly – sort of.
Wind energy could provide part of the solution to exit the crisis in Greece, but for such long-term investments, political stability is required, as it was mentioned by Dr. Klaus Rave, president of the World Wind Energy Council, namely the International Union of wind power industry.